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AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR MOST TYPICAL SALARY / YEAR
Gross income
Net (after tax)

3.52 PGK = 1 USD

115,714 PGK

$32,870 USD

42,244 PGK

$12,000 USD

Average Salary / Papua New Guinea

Average salary in Papua New Guinea is 115,714 PGK per year. The most typical earning is 42,244 PGK. All data are based on 344 salary surveys. Salaries are different between men and women. Men receive an average salary of 126,733 PGK. Women receive a salary of 86,953 PGK.

The most paid careers are Engineers & Technicians III with average income 227,768 PGK and Marketing, Sales, Purchase with income 211,574 PGK.

Based on education, the highest salaries receive people with High School with salary of 198,901 PGK. The second most paid education level is Masters Degree with salary of 171,442 PGK.

Different experiences affect earning as well. People with 16-20 Years of experience receive salary of 223,543 PGK. Employees with 20+ Years of experience receive 179,187 PGK.

Levels / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

Salary Levels (PGK) per Year Surveys [%]
10,600 PGK - 17,599 PGK
0 n/a
17,600 PGK - 35,199 PGK
53 100%
15.41%
THE MOST TYPICAL SALARY
35,200 PGK - 52,799 PGK
60 84.59%
17.44%
52,800 PGK - 70,399 PGK
51 67.15%
14.83%
70,400 PGK - 87,999 PGK
33 52.33%
9.59%
88,000 PGK - 105,599 PGK
29 42.73%
8.43%
105,600 PGK - 123,199 PGK
19 34.3%
5.52%
123,200 PGK - 140,799 PGK
18 28.78%
5.23%
140,800 PGK - 158,399 PGK
17 23.55%
4.94%
158,400 PGK - 175,999 PGK
6 18.6%
1.74%
176,000 PGK - 193,599 PGK
11 16.86%
3.2%
193,600 PGK - 211,199 PGK
3 13.66%
0.87%
211,200 PGK - 228,799 PGK
4 12.79%
1.16%
228,800 PGK - 246,399 PGK
3 11.63%
0.87%
246,400 PGK - 263,999 PGK
8 10.76%
2.33%
264,000 PGK - 281,599 PGK
3 8.43%
0.87%
281,600 PGK - 299,199 PGK
1 7.56%
0.29%
299,200 PGK - 316,799 PGK
3 7.27%
0.87%
316,800 PGK - 334,399 PGK
1 6.4%
0.29%
334,400 PGK - 351,999 PGK
4 6.1%
1.16%
352,000 PGK - 369,599 PGK
2 4.94%
0.58%
369,600 PGK - 387,199 PGK
0 n/a
387,200 PGK - 404,799 PGK
3 4.36%
0.87%
404,800 PGK - 422,399 PGK
2 3.49%
0.58%
422,400 PGK - 439,999 PGK
0 n/a
440,000 PGK - 457,599 PGK
1 2.91%
0.29%
457,600 PGK - 475,199 PGK
0 n/a
475,300 PGK - 492,799 PGK
1 2.62%
0.29%
492,900 PGK - 510,499 PGK
0 n/a
510,500 PGK - 528,099 PGK
0 n/a
HIGH SALARIES
528,100 PGK - 563,299 PGK
2 2.33%
0.58%
563,300 PGK - 598,499 PGK
0 n/a
598,500 PGK - 633,699 PGK
0 n/a
633,700 PGK - 668,899 PGK
2 1.74%
0.58%
668,900 PGK - 704,099 PGK
2 1.16%
0.58%
704,100 PGK - 739,299 PGK
0 n/a
739,300 PGK - 774,499 PGK
0 n/a
774,500 PGK - 809,699 PGK
0 n/a
809,700 PGK - 844,899 PGK
2 0.58%
0.58%
844,900 PGK - 880,099 PGK
0 n/a
880,100 PGK - 1,232,099 PGK
0 n/a

Gender / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Men 210 126,733 PGK
2 Women 111 86,953 PGK

Education / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 High School 12 198,901 PGK
2 Masters Degree 44 171,442 PGK
3 Doctorate Degree 4 133,774 PGK
4 Bachelors Degree 206 113,356 PGK
5 Some College 78 77,096 PGK

Experience / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 16-20 Years 22 223,543 PGK
2 20+ Years 41 179,187 PGK
3 12-16 Years 39 170,386 PGK
4 8-12 Years 71 113,356 PGK
5 4-8 Years 84 82,728 PGK
6 2-4 Years 46 77,800 PGK
7 0-1 Year 18 61,958 PGK
8 1-2 Years 23 52,805 PGK

Age / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 56-60 6 440,750 PGK
2 51-55 5 272,477 PGK
3 41-45 35 183,411 PGK
4 46-50 13 162,641 PGK
5 n/a 23 153,840 PGK
6 36-40 60 108,075 PGK
7 31-35 88 101,386 PGK
8 26-30 82 84,136 PGK
9 76-99 1 54,213 PGK
10 21-25 29 44,708 PGK
11 14-20 2 40,132 PGK

Work Type / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Self Employed 3 171,090 PGK
2 Contract 76 124,269 PGK
3 Permanent 260 113,708 PGK
4 Part Time 5 53,509 PGK

Cities / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Port Moresby 280 117,228 PGK
2 --Other-- 64 109,131 PGK

Career Groups / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Engineers & Technicians III 3 227,768 PGK
2 Marketing, Sales, Purchase 10 211,574 PGK
3 Engineers & Technicians V 3 210,518 PGK
4 Management & Business 49 186,931 PGK
5 Engineers & Technicians IV 4 177,778 PGK
6 Finance & Banking 12 154,192 PGK
7 Law 11 134,126 PGK
8 Aviation & Shipping 8 127,789 PGK
9 Properties & Real Estates 2 126,733 PGK
10 Hotels & Tourism 4 120,044 PGK
11 Health Care & Medical II 7 118,988 PGK
12 Media 5 114,060 PGK
13 Human Resources 34 111,595 PGK
14 Logistics, Road, Railway 5 106,667 PGK
15 IT & Programming 28 101,034 PGK
16 Accounting & Administration 56 97,514 PGK
17 Geography & Geodesy 1 97,162 PGK
18 Construction & Labor Workers 6 95,050 PGK
19 Making Design 2 89,065 PGK
20 Health Care & Medical 8 88,713 PGK
21 Architect Constructions 5 85,897 PGK
22 Engineers & Technicians II 2 82,024 PGK
23 Engineers & Technicians 30 73,927 PGK
24 Public Sector 5 70,055 PGK
25 IT & Programming II 12 69,703 PGK
26 Manufacturing & Labor Workers 3 67,943 PGK
27 Insurance 1 67,943 PGK
28 Education & University 17 66,887 PGK
29 Military 1 65,126 PGK
30 Security & Fireguard 2 47,173 PGK
31 Salesmen & Saleswomen 2 45,764 PGK
32 Organization & Coordination 2 38,724 PGK
33 Agriculture & Fishing 3 35,203 PGK
34 Customer Services 1 21,122 PGK

Careers / Papua New Guinea (Gross PGK)

# Surveys AVERAGE SALARY / YEAR
1 Director 4 300,992 PGK
2 General Manager 3 283,742 PGK
3 Chartered Accountant 3 260,155 PGK
4 Sales Manager 4 251,354 PGK
5 Manager 12 233,752 PGK
6 Other Engineer Career 3 210,518 PGK
7 Finance Manager 2 209,814 PGK
8 Project Manager 2 209,462 PGK
9 Branch Manager 4 206,998 PGK
10 Civil Engineer 4 177,778 PGK
11 Bank Manager 2 175,666 PGK
12 IT Manager 10 166,513 PGK
13 Other Finance Career 4 151,376 PGK
14 Hotel Manager 3 150,672 PGK
15 CEO 2 149,615 PGK
16 Human Resources Manager 15 148,559 PGK
17 Purchaser 2 133,774 PGK
18 Private Practice Lawyer 3 133,070 PGK
19 Doctor 3 131,309 PGK
20 Audit Manager 8 128,141 PGK
21 CPA - Certified Public Accountant 9 122,509 PGK
22 Account Manager 4 120,044 PGK
23 Other IT Career 3 114,764 PGK
24 Other Management Career 8 113,356 PGK
25 Other Aviation & Shipping Career 4 113,004 PGK
26 Construction Engineer 3 96,810 PGK
27 Human Resource 5 93,994 PGK
28 Other Public Sector Career 3 92,585 PGK
29 Business Development Manager 3 92,233 PGK
30 Technician 5 81,320 PGK
31 Construction Manager 2 81,320 PGK
32 Electrical Engineer 3 80,968 PGK
33 Logistics Coordinator 3 78,856 PGK
34 Lecturer 7 76,744 PGK
35 Pharmacist 3 76,040 PGK
36 IT Coordinator 3 74,279 PGK
37 Lawyer 5 73,927 PGK
38 Oil & Gas Technician 2 73,575 PGK
39 Operations Manager 3 72,871 PGK
40 Accountant 6 72,519 PGK
41 Engineer 14 70,407 PGK
42 Software Developer 5 65,478 PGK
43 Business Development Coordinator 3 64,422 PGK
44 Human Resource Administrator 3 63,014 PGK
45 Other Human Resource Career 7 61,958 PGK
46 Human Resource Coordinator 3 56,326 PGK
47 Web Developer 2 51,045 PGK
48 Network Specialist 2 51,045 PGK
49 Office Administrator 3 49,989 PGK
50 Preschool Teacher 2 47,877 PGK
51 Other Administration Career 4 45,764 PGK
52 Mechanical Engineer 2 45,412 PGK
53 Operations Coordinator 2 38,724 PGK
54 Data Coordinator 2 37,668 PGK
55 Agriculture Technician 2 34,147 PGK
56 Junior Accountant 2 33,091 PGK
57 Computer Engineer 2 23,234 PGK
58 Editor 2 21,826 PGK

People's individual salary examples (surveys)

Laboratory Technician
Posted 16 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 29,800 PGK

Compliance Manager
Posted 06 April 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Advanced 59,600 PGK

Accounts Receivable Officer
Posted 08 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 4-8 Years Advanced 74,100 PGK

Accountant
Posted 06 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 26,800 PGK

Depot Manager
Posted 06 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 114,200 PGK

Building Engineer
Posted 03 March 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 95,300 PGK

Human Resource Coordinator
Posted 16 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 2-4 Years Advanced 41,600 PGK

Web Admin
Posted 15 February 2022
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 0-1 Year Intermediate 44,500 PGK

Civil Engineer
Posted 26 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Intermediate 33,700 PGK

Aviation Regulator
Posted 24 November 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Expert 148,600 PGK

Accounting
Posted 25 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 4-8 Years Intermediate 79,300 PGK

Company Accountant
Posted 17 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years Advanced 104,000 PGK

Human Resources Manager
Posted 04 October 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years Advanced 146,600 PGK

Demand And Supply Planning Manager
Posted 29 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Masters Degree 4-8 Years Expert 155,100 PGK

People Mobility Coordinator
Posted 21 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 8-12 Years Advanced 47,600 PGK

Senior Auditor
Posted 13 September 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years Advanced 179,900 PGK

Tax Trainee
Posted 08 June 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years Intermediate 36,100 PGK

Maintenance Supervisor
Posted 19 May 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Some College 1-2 Years Intermediate 30,700 PGK

Full-stack Developer
Posted 24 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a 59,800 PGK

Infrastructure Enineer
Posted 06 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 1-2 Years n/a 50,900 PGK

Financial Controller
Posted 04 March 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 87,700 PGK

Ict Manager
Posted 21 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Masters Degree 16-20 Years n/a 67,800 PGK

Accounts Manager
Posted 16 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 149,600 PGK

General Manager
Posted 08 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Masters Degree 20+ Years n/a 144,400 PGK

Front End Full Stack Developer
Posted 01 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a 59,800 PGK

Front End Full Stack Developer
Posted 01 February 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a 82,500 PGK

Head Of Sales & Marketing
Posted 03 January 2021
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 20+ Years n/a 148,100 PGK

Backend Developer
Posted 30 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a 67,100 PGK

Manager Settlements
Posted 29 December 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 12-16 Years n/a 166,200 PGK

Director
Posted 10 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 16-20 Years n/a 123,900 PGK

Engineering And Maintenance Manager
Posted 10 November 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 99,100 PGK

It Manager
Posted 12 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 61,300 PGK

Project Engineer (junior)
Posted 05 October 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 2-4 Years n/a 59,800 PGK

Intelligence Officer
Posted 26 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 8-12 Years n/a 65,100 PGK

Tos Manager
Posted 21 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 68,100 PGK

Sales Coordinator
Posted 21 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 56,800 PGK

Accounting Officer
Posted 20 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 4-8 Years n/a 46,400 PGK

Support Technician
Posted 18 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby High School 4-8 Years n/a 24,800 PGK

Air Traffic Services Assistant
Posted 05 September 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 0-1 Year n/a 54,300 PGK

Medical Laboratory Technologist/scientist
Posted 29 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 39,200 PGK

Finance Manager
Posted 20 August 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 195,800 PGK

Work Skills Facilitator
Posted 29 July 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 8-12 Years n/a 92,900 PGK

Site And Office Engineer
Posted 09 July 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 84,600 PGK

Clinical Health Extension Officer
Posted 27 June 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 8-12 Years n/a 83,300 PGK

Manager
Posted 16 June 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 92,900 PGK

Senior Account Executive
Posted 04 June 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 20+ Years n/a 26,300 PGK

Project Manager For Auditing
Posted 25 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Some College 8-12 Years n/a 150,300 PGK

Gm Human Resources
Posted 24 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Bachelors Degree 20+ Years n/a 185,800 PGK

Deputy It Manager
Posted 18 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
--Other-- Bachelors Degree 4-8 Years n/a 82,600 PGK

Management Accountant
Posted 12 May 2020
City Education Experience Knowledge Gross salary / year
Port Moresby Doctorate Degree 4-8 Years n/a 123,900 PGK

ECONOMY / Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's economy depending on agriculture.The most of Papua New Guinea's workers make money with agriculture. Country exports more than 75 percent of mineral sources like gold, cooper and oil.

Papua New Guinea's economy has support from World Bank aid and from Australia.


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